Redefining Roadblocks

There's something about encountering a roadblock that makes you want to curl your upper lip into a snarl. You're on the route you want to go, to the place you want to be, and then.... BAM! Full stop. Can't go that way. No can do. Some roadblocks are small and not a big deal. Other times, … Continue reading Redefining Roadblocks

Bringing Your Dreams to Light and Life

One of my Big Dreams came true. I'm a published author.  Although I "knew" this day would come, it didn't unfold as I'd imagined. Have you ever wished and hoped for something, and then had the courage to start taking action on it, and then failed a few (or many) times, and worked on getting … Continue reading Bringing Your Dreams to Light and Life

The Paralysis of Perfection

Have you ever had a juicy goal or dream that went nowhere? Maybe it was because you couldn't get past the perfect ending you envisioned. Getting stuck there is largely thanks to the hoards of mental critics that magically appear when you're about to do something you've never achieved. They instantly perk up and fill your head … Continue reading The Paralysis of Perfection

Mind Your Monkeys

I have a mind that never shuts off. It’s like a 24/7 news station, giving me up-to-the-minute warnings, analysis, investigative reports, predictions, and reviews. This is great for brainstorming and multi-tasking. Not so great for relaxing and re-centering. It can become quite a jungle up there. I like to call my virtual wild kingdom of … Continue reading Mind Your Monkeys